There’s nothing I love more than the summer months! Warm weather means time spent outdoors with family and friends. It also means a season jam-packed with tempting barbecues and cocktails. But don’t fret – the sunshine also provides us with unique opportunities to shake up our fitness routines and slim down this summer!Read More
I’m anxiously awaiting their opening, but am I ready for a gym workout? How do you return to the gym after a long break?
The pandemic has affected us all but there are many times when we need to pause our gym visits. Whether from injury, pregnancy, work, or just everyday malaise, we have all needed to return to the gym after a long break.
I am so ready and these are the steps I’m taking to get back on track after this long break.Read More
Frozen fruit pops have always been a favorite of mine! I remember as a young girl I waited all day for the ice cream truck. There were three different vendors that came down my street. But there was one I liked the best because it had great frozen pops. Although I preferred ice cream, I always chose the frozen fruit pops because they lasted a long time!
I still love nothing better on a sweltering day. Once that frozen fruit pop hits my lips I am instantly cooled off — like a big, cool gust of wind. There are plenty of good commercial pops. but I like my frosty frozen fruit pops the best!Read More
I always thought I had a good immune system as I don’t get sick very often. At sixty-nine my flu shots were limited to only years when I had surgery. However, during this long lock down, I started to think about my immune system a lot. How good was it actually? And are there things I should be doing differently to maximize my immunity?
I prepared early for the pandemic – I purchased masks, bottled water, frozen foods and medications. I canceled all appointments and allowed no one in my home. While I had all my necessary supplies, the one thing I gave no thought to was preparing was my immune system.Read More
One of my absolute favorite foods is summer rolls. Although originally from Vietnam they are readily available at most Thai restaurants. I eat them all year round but they are so refreshing they make a great summer food. So easy to make and very versatile. Use these two recipes as a jumping off point. If you’re vegan or vegetarian just leave out the protein. Grilled tofu is also a great substitute. And they are gluten free which is important to me!Read More